President Obama Approves FAST Act


After 36 short-term extensions to federal transportation legislation, President Obama signed the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act into law on December 4, 2015. The bill increases the amount of Surface Transportation Program funds sub-allocated to metropolitan planning organizations such as SCOG.

Click here for the full text of the FAST Act.

For those who are less inclined to read the text of the entire act, the Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (AMPO) has prepared a summary of the bill.